An amazingly soothing place for weekend trip or a one week trip with your family, friends and even solo with yourself. If you're planning to travel North Bengal, especially Darjeeling and nearby places, then I'd suggest Tinchuley is a must visit place for you. If you love some peace and serenity and love to spend a quality time with nature, Tinchuley is the right place for you.
How to reach there?
If you are coming from Kolkata or Siliguri/ New Jalpaiguri, then get down at New Jalpaiguri Station (Junction Station) or Mal bazar Road Station. Nearest Railway Station from Tinchuley is New Jalpaiguri, Mal Bazar and Darjeeling station (if you are visiting from Darjeeling side). Tinchuley is 70km away from New Jalpaiguri Station and 30km away from Darjeeling. So, you can easily travel to Tinchuley in the same trip if you are planning to visit Darjeeling.
How long will it take to reach Tinchuley?
It will take approximately 2:30 hours from New Jalpaiguri and 1 hour from Darjeeling to reach Tinchuley by road.
How many days you should plan for Tinchuley tour?
There are so many beautiful small villages near Tinchuley. If you want to relax all the places around Tinchuley, it will take 5-6 days. Else, if you want to travel only major tourist points in Tinchuley, it will take hardly 2 days.
Main Tourist points in Tinchuley?
1. Gumbadara View Point - Kanchenjunga View Point
2. Takdah Orchid Garden
3. Heritage Hanging Bridge
4. Tinchuley Monastery
5. Tinchuley Tea Garden
Best Place to stay in Tinchuley?
There are so many homestay in Tinchuley which include both Fooding and Lodging. We stayed in Welcome Homestay. It's 2 min walking distance from Gumbadara View Point. This homestay is very comfortable for staying and relaxing, also having rooms with view. This homestay charges 1400/- for twin sharing room including fooding.